A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one.
the length of tree stem from the top of the tree down to the first set of branches, representing one year of growth and reflecting the tree's vigor and the site's growing potential.
The central or primary stem of a branch or tree.
The primary or terminal shoot; the trunk of a tree.
The primary or top stem of a plant.
On a tree trunk, the leader is the primary shoot --and usually the tallest.
those shoots at the end of main branches and stems.
The growing top (terminal shoot) of a tree. The distance up the main stem of the tree between each whorl of branches generally represents I year of height growth.
The leader is the growing point of the main stem of the plant, usually a cordon.
The part of a tree which grows upward
primary terminal stem of a tree or scaffold branch.
The main shoot at the top of the tree.
A dominant upright stem, usually the main trunk.
The central stem or trunk that is longer and more vigorous than the side branches or lateral stems.
Also called the neck or collar. The main stem of a plant. On African Violets, this is the part of the plant just below the leaves which connects to the roots.
Generally, the main shoot at the tip of a branch that extends the branch growth. In bonsai, this term usually indicates the uppermost continuation of the trunk.
The terminal or topmost shoot
The main, usually central, stem of a plant.
The dominant stem or trunk that forms the apex of the tree.